July 2014 News Archive

Woman joins Blind Veteran UK's Knit a Tank Top challenge

107-year-old celebrates birthday by knitting

When most people talk about knitting a tank top they are referring to a type of pullover without sleeves, but for one East Lothian woman the term has a very different meaning. 

Morham resident Paula Young has chosen to take part in Blind Veterans UK's Knit a Tank Top challenge. 

The charity has d... read more

Arthritis sufferer knits cardies and hats for baby unit

California students tasked with yarn bombing project

Despite suffering from arthritis, 74-year-old Mary Smith has found the time and inspiration to knit numerous items to donate to a charitable cause.

Smith has clearly not been put off her past-time by her condition, as she has donated no less than 72 cardigans and 21 hats for the Premature Baby Un... read more

Author Natalie Haynes' Sunday night knitting habit

Girl scout knits for homeless community (iStockphoto)

Comedian-turned author Natalie Haynes has spoken to the Telegraph about her love of knitting and how she uses it as a way of relaxing at the end of a long weekend spent writing. 

The 40-year-old told the publication how she likes to start Sundays with a walk in the park and then often stops off a... read more

Exciting news - knitting role up for grabs

We are recruiting design consultants

Rowan Yarns are seeking a Part Time Consultant in John Lewis Oxford Street.

Applicants should have a creative flair and knowledge of hand knitting and Rowan products. 

Some retail experience is also beneficial for this unique position. If you are interested in becoming a consultant, please contac... read more

Garments created for World Wide Knit in Public Day displayed in Newbury

107-year-old celebrates birthday by knitting

Newbury residents have until Thursday (July 17th) to check out items knitted by locals as part of the 2014 World Wide Knit in Public Day (WWKNIP).

The results of the project are on display at the Homegrown exhibition at New Greenham Arts.

Led by artist Mandi Bainbridge, Newbury's donation to the ... read more

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